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    Hi all !! I need to talk to somebody

    who won't judge me and understand me. Somebody elder who will be able to help me stop being insecure and depressed. I want to change my life and start feeling good about myself but somehow I fail everytime. I love a person very dearly but due to my obsessive behaviour he too is...
    jerry44 jerry44 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 17

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    It Sucks When People Don't Comment

    When People write on ep "I need advice" a large number of people read these stories and don't comment or give adivice. Only by leaving a comment or advice are you able to help others. Don't be afraid to leave advice Remember you can give advice it doesn't mean they have...
    rickysworld rickysworld 26-30, T 28 Responses Mar 22, 2008

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    I moved in with my Dad,

    Stepmother and Stepsister a little over a year ago. There's loads of issues attached to this situation but the main reason I am here is to ask for advice about my Stepmother. We clash constantly, annoy each other and really and truly just can't seem to get along anymore...
    catlover96 catlover96 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am just in such a funk in my life.

    I am looking for someone to share advice with maybe help one another out and just have someone to enjoy chatting with online. Nothing serious, no meeting just someone to have fun and talk with.
    snowbabe3 snowbabe3 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 9

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    Beauty And The Beast?

    I really need some help.The thing is, I'm totally falling for a man who I don't consider very attractive. I love being around him, and he feels like a fairy tale come true, but I would be so embarrassed introducing him to my friends and family because he is shorter than me (I'm...
    transienthope transienthope 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 5, 2012

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    Last night my dad told me not to grow up to fast

    and I'm his baby girl, idk what to do cuz I've pretty much always been like this I'm just more open now, idk how to respond now like what do I do?
    FamousLastWordsMCR FamousLastWordsMCR 13-15, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Relationship Advice

    Ok so I'm going to try to cram 3 years worth of information into one medium length post. I am 24 years old and have been in a relationship with the same man for 3 years now. Half of that time we have been living together in our own apartment. He is 28 now so 4 years older than...
    an2012 an2012 22-25, F 12 Responses Nov 3, 2013

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    DessyLove DessyLove 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    My Marriage

    I need advice on my marriage. My husband and I have been through some really rough times, and now even though we are a lot stronger I can't let go of the hurt we've caused each other. At times it felt like a game, who could hurt each other the most, it was a cycle that none of us...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 77 Responses Mar 1, 2008

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    My friend's son (he was 21 at the time) asked

    if he could live with me three years ago. His parents divorced and moved far from his old home and friends. He's a good guy (a bit lazy sometimes) who's had a rough life so I said yes. He promised to pay $300 dollars a month rent and did for awhile till he lost his job. He has...
    katieb35 katieb35 51-55, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    marchdan marchdan 16-17, M 29 Responses Apr 28

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    Over a year now l have been separated from my

    ex of 2hlf yrs together.we also have a 1year old son together thru the r/ship he propose to me and I said yes I do.i don't see us ever getting back together.i still have the ingagement ring I feel as thou I can't let it go yet.havent had sex with any other men feels like it's...
    coco828 coco828 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am 22 years old and I have no idea what to do

    with my life. I have had so many jobs and never lasted. At each of them, I eventually stopped showing up. I recently just moved back in with my parents. I have a fiance, and a 3 year old son. My fiance lives with his parents so I dont see him much because he works crazy hours...
    1992ann 1992ann 22-25, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Been dating a guy for about a month

    and have been on 3 dates so far , I just don't understand how does someone know if the dating will lead into a relationship?
    mimilsu mimilsu 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    It'S Not Easy To Move On

    When i was younger 17/18 i had a boyfriend that i gave up everything for, my job, friends and family i moved away to be with him, and it was a huge mistake. He became abusive very quickly and every time i forgave him. i soon realized what i was putting myself through as long as i...
    Maz100 Maz100 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 26, 2013

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    Ok I'm an ordinary guy in my fourties trying

    to restart my life. I broke up with the woman I've been with for fifteen year's about 4 month's ago. Everyone in my life tell's me I am a good looking man and I believe them. I just can't get over how dam shy I am. I see it as a flaw and want to use it as my strength. I am sick...
    fifteenyearslost fifteenyearslost 36-40, M 2 Responses May 22

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    Basically, I've been invited to a fancy dress

    party next Saturday night & the theme is schoolgirl so I've narrowed it down to four different outfits. I've no idea which to get so I need to know your opinions & I'm not interested in any of the "you're only 15" or "you shouldn't be doing that stuff".1. 2. 3. 4...
    AllyXO AllyXO 13-15, F 32 Responses Apr 13

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    So im thinking of giving this to my crush

    as a birthday present like making a nice card. And I wrote this poem for her. I want it to be friendly I don't want her to suspect yet, but hopefully to remember it. I'm wondering if it wud be good and doesn't sound a little too friendly. Any advice is super groovy thanks...
    Mikesmithg1 Mikesmithg1 16-17, M 4 Responses Apr 2

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    I have a crush on this girl I'm bi

    and my parents don't know how would I date this girl in secret
    thatonegirl156 thatonegirl156 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Help! So it's almost the start of a new school

    year and I have to choose between a catholic school or a public school. I went to the catholic for 2 months last school year because I moved. I only made one friend because it's hard making friends in a very short time. I don't really want to go back because I'll be mostly alone...
    asiaxn asiaxn 13-15, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I Really Need Advice About This Guy...

    I've written about him before, but not gotten much response.  What I want to know is, should I be blunt and just say that I have a personal question to ask him?  I need to know if our relationship 9 years ago meant anything to him because sometimes he acts like it does...
    Licorice Licorice 31-35, F 41 Responses Sep 2, 2007

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    I went to a house party with my boyfriend,

    it was his friends cousins house so I didn't know a lot of people there. Everything started out fine and everyone was having a good time. I've met his friends a few times and always got on with them. Me and my boyfriend went travelling a few months after we met so even though I...
    Ver24 Ver24 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    This is LONG, but I'm desperate

    for advice... ): Okay there's this guy I've had a thing with for 2-3 months now, & we might be completely over.. Him & I aren't in a relationship though. Here's the problem.. Please help & if you can, give advice. I'm really upset so don't be sarcastic or rude.. I'm already...
    SweetLikeSugarrr SweetLikeSugarrr 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 9

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    So, a boy in my class is disabled.

    I don't know what he has. He's annoying, can be rude, and he's kind of smart. He's not my type. I heard from a friend that he likes me. I don't understand why he likes me?! Many more girls in the class are pretty too. Why just me?! What do I do? He was about to ask the class...
    adrianacecilia14 adrianacecilia14 13-15, F 4 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I'm 31 .And was sheltered my whole life my

    parents homeschool me. So,I didn't make friends in school. I'm shy. So,what I'm asking is how do you make friends?
    lisa00 lisa00 31-35 10 Responses May 16

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    so i got a girlfriend.

    Could i get some ideas for things to do on a date that she would like that are also not super costly like the movies XD
    Unstablecrutch Unstablecrutch 16-17, M 3 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    She Said/she Said.... A 1-way Conversation??

    So, here's my situation. I avoid social situations I don't plan/organize myself for a specific purpose.   This is because I have REAL difficulty with small-talk, and absolutely dread being boring. Enter "Patsy." I met Patsy sometime in my early to mid-30's.  We had kids about...
    Colormevibrant Colormevibrant 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 24, 2012

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    My husband is out of town working with his dad

    and within three weeks we will b moving too Amarillo tx. But being without him with our kids I miss him like crazy. I feel like he's cheating but he's not hes just working for us to move. N he tells me everywhere he goes
    ashnsonny09 ashnsonny09 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    So I left my tampon in

    for 10 hours 2 days ago. Im scared I have TSS because Im gettig a headache now. I talked to my mom and she says Im fine and its just because I dont eat a lot and I've been on the computer all day yesterday and the day before. Im just reaaly scared. Can someone please tell me Im...
    Chylena Chylena 13-15, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Input Quickly Please

    I have received some disturbing text messages from an EP member. This person has also written a blog in the past few minutes saying "good bye" Do you fine EPers think I should start calling high schools in this persons home town and try to reach a GC to intervene...
    ColorMeReal ColorMeReal 41-45, F 13 Responses Dec 19, 2007

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    My best friend forbids me to date his cousin.

    ..who wouldn't tell me why I can't date him! I need advice
    KatieP767 KatieP767 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Interracial Love

    The other night I asked my dad if I could go to the movies with a guy friend, him being my boyfriend of two weeks, I wanted my dad to meet him. I told my father he was black and he hasn't spoke to me since. I didn't get to go to the movies either. I don't know if I should just...
    hollyolly02 hollyolly02 16-17, F 24 Responses Feb 10, 2013

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    From a GIRL. Guys, don't take it personal I

    just want a girl's point of view on my situation. Anyways, I need boy advice from a girl who's experience, or not doesn't matter lol
    undrayaaa undrayaaa 18-21, F 11 Responses May 26

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    Should I Text Him?

    I met this absolutely amazing guy who just moved in my area. We hung out for 2 days and we clicked what it seemed like too well. We understand each other and poke fun at each other and he always has me laughing. He is a great guy and I really like him. Me and him just can get...
    NotPerfectJustMe NotPerfectJustMe 13-15, F 8 Responses Aug 13, 2013

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    Torn And Confused...

    I'm 18 and a virgin... I've been wanting to have sex for a while but I've always been "scared" to do it... in the past I've lost a lot of guys because I wouldn't have sex with them... I just started talking to this guy and told him that I'm not looking for a serious relationship...
    YoungandConfused345 YoungandConfused345 18-21, F 26 Responses Oct 21, 2013

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    (So,I don't go into detail

    or anything, and probably never will. It's not something I like to talk about. But it is kind of a touchy subject, so if that bothers you, you may block me (assuming you're in my circle) . I don't bring it up much. But I could really use some advice ...) I realize things would...
    AEHeroine AEHeroine 18-21, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    simplyunfathomable simplyunfathomable 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Ugh. My bf's best friend is a serious mooch!

    He gets us for money, food, clothes, weed, alcohol an anything else we might have constantly! I continue to tell my bf that i cant stand him living off of us! But my bf continues to let him slide and keep taking the little bit that we have! I bring it up to him all the time...
    StephsReality StephsReality 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 24

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    I Need Advice

    so i came to this web site just to comment some things i read that were really good stories.but i still have a story to tell.the problem is im scared to say it.i dont know other people do it.i..i just cant.pls tell me what to do!!!
    victor8038 victor8038 26-30, M 7 Responses Nov 9, 2013

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    I know this guy from a show I do every year.

    We're flirty friends and he's really nice and funny when we're at rehearsals but when he texts me it's always really dirty and he keeps asking for naked pics which I don't want to give him coz I don't feel I'm ready for that, I mean I've never even been kissed for gods sake! I...
    NerdNotGeek NerdNotGeek 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I don't know what to do with my life.

    I'm seventeen. No "real" friends. I'm all alone in my room every night with my black light on listening to music and wishing someone would talk to me, make me feel like they care for my existence. I'm really stupid I know because school lets me now I am and it reminds me...
    Gus1996 Gus1996 16-17, M 5 Responses Dec 5, 2013

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    People talk about me all the time.

    And it never really bothered me. But I got this app called ask.fm where people anonomously ask you questions and instead of a question someone sent me this:And seeing that actually made me cry which is stupid. Its really mean but partly true and it just sucks that someone thinks...
    QuinnMac12 QuinnMac12 13-15, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    Plain and simple question.

    ..should I text him? It's been 3 days since we last did. He texted first the last time...just casually talking in the evening but no further moves to see each other again. This is the part that sucks because I want to play coy / not so easy to get, but at the same time I want him...
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am sick of everything!

    I don't want to do anything, or even try. Just want to disappear and be done. Sad huh!
    MRP223 MRP223 22-25, F 8 Responses Jan 13

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    Heey, guys! How are you doing?

    I hope you're doing fine. I found this ask.fm that seems to help people with advice. I thought I should tell people. www.ask.fm/StepIntoMyOffice
    Maoli Maoli 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    Hey everyone! so I've been dating this guy,

    and we get along super well. Every date we've been on has been perfect and never boring, but recently, he started getting distant. I brought it up and he said "I really really like you but I feel unsure about an 'us' and I have no idea why. I'm not sure if it's the idea of me...
    sarahbearrr51 sarahbearrr51 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    The people in my school are terrible people.

    They act like their your friend over a text message and when you get to school they want nothing to do with you. They play with your emotions. They are bad examples. I have truly never met anyone like these people. I moved to the school two years ago. They don't let you be you...
    thatsme55 thatsme55 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 24

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    My friend is mourning the suicide of her friend,

    she said he had so much potential and now he's just "rotting in the ground" and I don't know what to say! Help?!
    AmeliaRose1 AmeliaRose1 16-17, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    If anyone needs advice (and well I guess that's

    everyone here...) just message me and I'll be glad to help you out 😄
    Austinable97 Austinable97 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    Help please I have been having sexy with a man

    anyways I really truly care for him we have been doing this for over a year now anyways he ask if we could pretty much be sex buddies I said yes for the fact I really like him maybe even love him at first he only called me ever now and then but now he's calling me 2 to 3 times a...
    mouse2816 mouse2816 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Okay so I apologised to someone I bullied at

    school via fb she has forgiven me completely but I did send the message a while ago. I wanted to send this message basically saying that I appreciate her and what I think of her..... Is this a good idea?
    Thatchickxoxo Thatchickxoxo 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm 15, I like this senior.

    (I've posted about this before) Today I got this book, its about a 15 yo girl who falls for a 21 yo old guy she works with. He helps her with school (like my crush does for me) He is going to school for sociology (like my crush wants to) The guys I like, is sweet, adorable, and...
    PierceTheGreen PierceTheGreen 13-15, F 4 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Lately , I have been feeling really down.

    I feel like I am only good when someone needs something. It seems like most of my family and friends will only bother with me when they need something from me and then I never hear from them. this summer ,I decided to reach out once to my circle. Make a plan to have people to...
    doubletees doubletees 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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